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March 2, 1919 to January 30, 2013
On January 30, 2013, Garfield Hardie, resident of the Kipnes Centre for Veterans, quietly left us to continue on his journey.
Garfield is survived by his children, Don (Barb) and Dorothy (Bob); grandchildren, Dean, Sharie (Trevor), Mark and Devon; great grandchildren, Dayton, Avery, Kayla and Ryan. He is also survived by wonderful nieces, nephews, and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Rosemary, in 1998, and his long-time friend, Elsie Demchuk, in 2011. Garfield was also predeceased by his parents, brothers and sisters.
Thank you to the staff at the Bonnie Doon Good Samaritan CHOICE Program whose involvement from 2006 through 2012 enhanced Garfield's life. Thank you to the staff at the Kipnes Centre for Veterans for the seven months Garfield enjoyed living there. Thank you also to the doctors and staff in units 51 and 52 at the Royal Alex, where Garfield received care for two weeks.
A Funeral Service to Celebrate Garfield's Life will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at Evergreen Funeral Chapel, 16204 Fort Road, Edmonton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Garfield's memory to CHOICE Place, the Bonnie Doon Branch of the Good Samaritan Program at 8425 - 83 Street, Edmonton, AB T6C 2Z2.
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Published in The Edmonton Journal from Feb. 6 to Feb. 7, 2013